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April 2, 2018 2:31 PM NPP condemns attack on Eric Opoku

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Asunafo South Constituency has condemned the attack on the Member of Parliament for the area, Eric Opoku. The Communications Director of the NPP in the constituency, Nana Adusei Opoku, urged the police to bring the perpetrators to book regardless of their party affiliation. “The NPP in Asunafo South does not support 563

March 23, 2018 3:25 PM We didn’t leak US ‘military base’ agreement – Minority

The Minority in Parliament has lashed out at Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid for suggesting they leaked the controversial defence cooperation arrangement between the governments of Ghana and the United States. The Information Minister, earlier this week, suggested that that the Minority in parliament were behind the leak of the document. While denying 39

March 23, 2018 9:30 AM U/East NPP Chair aspirant targets more parliamentary seats

An Upper East Regional Chairman aspirant of the New Patriotic Party, Filson Awankua, says his leadership will ensure the party increases its parliamentary seats in the region and create job opportunities for the citizenry. Mr. Awankua, said the few [3] NPP parliamentary seats in the region was due to the poor leadership and disunity among the regional 27

March 20, 2018 12:24 PM Stop Rawlings now or forget 2020 – Victor Smith to NDC

A leading member of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Victor Smith, has called on the leadership of his party to call the party’s Founder, Jerry John Rawlings to order, or pay for it dearly in the 2020 general elections. Rawlings in the last few years has been criticizing some members of the NDC at the least opportunity. According to Victor 28

March 20, 2018 6:28 AM MPs to get GHc75,000 each for education projects

Members of Parliament are expected to receive GHc75,000 each for the funding of education-related projects and monitoring of same in their constituencies. The amount was captured in the recently approved Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) formula for 2018. In the formula, each MP was allocated GHc60,000 for the projects and GHc15,000 for their monitoring 29

March 17, 2018 11:22 AM V/Region: Magician dies from self-inflicted knife wounds

A 29-year-old man who believed he had spiritual protection from knife cuts died days after cutting himself with two sharp knives at Afokpa Kope at Fodzoku in the North Tongu District in the Volta Region. Afelete Amewuga, who was a member of Korku, a group believed to have spiritually fortified its members from knife injuries, died after his magical act failed 19

March 7, 2018 6:02 AM December 2017 royalties to be paid this month – GHAMRO

Members of the Ghana Music Rights Organization (GHAMRO) will receive their royalties for December, 2017 on Thursday, March 8, 2018. In a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the organization, Prince Tsegah, he explains the delay in the royalty distribution is due to circumstances beyond their control. According to him, “the total sum of One million 31

March 5, 2018 2:52 PM Bolga: Soldiers ‘assault’ police officer for wearing military shorts

A police officer with the Bolgatanga Special Weapons and Tactics Unit of the Ghana Police Service has been allegedly assaulted by some uniformed men believed to be members of the military. According to an internal communique from the Upper East Regional Police Command, the attack occurred when some soldiers confronted the police officer, Asiamah Raymond 20

March 4, 2018 5:35 PM Sierra Leone polls: Mahama engages Commonwealth observer group

Former President John Dramani Mahama today [Sunday], March 4, 2018 met with the 16-member Commonwealth Observer Group deployed to monitor Sierra Leone’s general elections slated for March 7. The meeting was prior to their deployment to the various polling centres in the country. Mr. Mahama, who is leading the Commonwealth Observer Group, urged his team members 94

March 3, 2018 7:46 AM Florida school shooting: US investment giant pressures gun firms

The world’s biggest investment management firm, BlackRock Inc, is stepping up pressure on companies that make and sell guns in response to the Florida school shooting. It is considering excluding them from some of its portfolios and is asking how they monitor safe use of weapons. The US corporation said the Florida shooting on 14 February, in which 17 people 37